FAVORITE INDIANA GREEN BEANS & SAUSAGE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

My mother made this several times every summer when I was growing up and I have tried to do the same. It is so satisfying, and so INDIANA! Serve it with an ear or two of fresh corn slathered in butter and some still-warm-from-the-vine tomato slices.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

3 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3-4 lb
fresh green beans, snapped and broken in half
2 pkg
smok-y-links sausage or any type smoked sausage, cut in 1-inch pieces
6-8 large
potatoes, peeled and cut in large chunks
4 large
carrots, peeled and cut in 1 to 2 inch pieces
2 tsp
salt
dash(es)
black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
After snapping the ends off green beans and breaking them in half, soak them in cold water briefly; drain and repeat.
2
In a large Dutch oven, place beans in 8 cups fresh water. Cut smok-y-links in half or thirds and add them to beans. Bring to boil over medium heat, then simmer, covered, for 3-1/2 hours.
3
After 2-1/2 hours, add potatoes, carrots, salt and pepper to pot. Cover and continue cooking for about another hour. If 2 tsp. salt is too much for you or if you're watching your sodium intake, use less.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy